FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:42:34 -0800Report: College sports show dip in gender, racial hiringhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b9d423b136c42c1a65f994dcd2a4392RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A diversity report released Wednesday on college sports has issued its lowest grade for racial and gender hiring practices in its nearly two-decade history.By AARON BEARDsSportsSocial diversityWorkplace diversitySchool athleticsCollege sportsWomen's sportsCoachingHiring and recruitmentSocial issuesSocial affairsPersonnelBusinessEducationMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessEducation issueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b9d423b136c42c1a65f994dcd2a4392Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:24:16 GMTSenate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c545b04dc0a04cdba9ec3d0eda885705WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to construct the Keystone XL pipeline, the first of many confrontations between the Republican-controlled Congress and the White House this year over energy policy.By DINA CAPPIELLOwBusinessGovernment and politicsHiring and recruitmentLegislatureLegislationEnergy industryIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsPersonnelIndustrial products and servicesUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c545b04dc0a04cdba9ec3d0eda885705Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:07:22 GMTHillary Clinton had own computer server for official emailshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e47a4dc6248403994bea118eaf8317eWASHINGTON (AP) — The email practices of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state, grew more intriguing with the disclosure Wednesday that the computer server she used traced back to her family's New York home, according to Internet records reviewed by The Associated Press.By JACK GILLUM and TED BRIDIShtBusinessGovernment and politicsTechnologyUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionDiplomacyLegislatureInformation technologyInternet technologyComputing and information technologyCommunication technologyNational electionsElectionsInternational relationsIndustriesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e47a4dc6248403994bea118eaf8317eWed, 04 Mar 2015 19:35:38 GMTBenghazi panel to issue subpoenas for more Clinton emailshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da20872ecb644e528e1e3234b12d6223WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional aides say the special House committee investigating the 2012 attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, will issue subpoenas for former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's personal emails.By DONNA CASSATAwGovernment and politicsSubpoenasLaw and orderGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da20872ecb644e528e1e3234b12d6223Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:52:03 GMTA defiant Alabama regains ground against gay marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d40ccc760adc46d9a879d2c867c7b9d3BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's stand against same-sex marriage regained ground Wednesday after the state's highest court ruled that its ban remains legal, despite federal court pressure to begin issuing licenses to gays and lesbians.By JAY REEVESaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansMarriageWeddingsCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderState governmentsOccasionsLifestyleAlabamaBirminghamUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d40ccc760adc46d9a879d2c867c7b9d3Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:33:53 GMTMurray defends commitment to Britain before Davis Cup matchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fab552c0c9f4bd0bbb646cb7cfe9935Andy Murray has represented British teams since he was 12 and was playing for the country when he won Olympic gold at the 2012 London Games.By STEVE DOUGLASsSportsDavis CupMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsUnited KingdomGlasgowEnglandUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeScotlandNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fab552c0c9f4bd0bbb646cb7cfe9935Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:57:53 GMTJudge OKs $415M settlement in tech workers' lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea0a84e901b943dda80c52f5307c36c8SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has tentatively approved a $415 million settlement in a major class action lawsuit by Silicon Valley workers who accused Apple Inc., Google Inc. and other tech companies of making an illegal agreement not to hire each other's employees.htBusinessTechnologyCorporate legal affairsLegal proceedingsHiring and recruitmentLaw and orderGeneral newsCorporate newsPersonnelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea0a84e901b943dda80c52f5307c36c8Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:15:50 GMTPakistani man guilty in al-Qaida plot to attack NYC subwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ed400b3c79948778589df50f7f5a1f5NEW YORK (AP) — A Pakistani man was found guilty Wednesday in a failed al-Qaida bomb plot after a New York trial that featured spies in disguise, evidence from the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound and the defendant's questioning of an admitted co-conspirator.By TOM HAYSaGeneral newsTransportationTerrorismLegal proceedingsCrimeWar and unrestLaw and orderUnited KingdomEnglandManchesterUnited StatesNew York CityNew YorkWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ed400b3c79948778589df50f7f5a1f5Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:12:57 GMTFed survey finds US economy growing at moderate pacehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f538310123247168143ef63390cbf75WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says the U.S. economy was growing at a moderate pace through mid-February despite severe winter storms that had disrupted activity in some regions.By MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyWinter weatherWeatherUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f538310123247168143ef63390cbf75Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:01:46 GMTSame-sex rulings stop all marriages in parts of Alabamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3715510bd9341e1ae61ca325ff52a57BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's stand against same-sex marriage regained ground Wednesday after the state's highest court ruled that its ban remains legal, despite federal court pressure to begin issuing licenses to gays and lesbians.By JAY REEVESaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansMarriageWeddingsCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesState governmentsOccasionsLifestyleAlabamaBirminghamUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3715510bd9341e1ae61ca325ff52a57Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:57:50 GMTUS clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police forcehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6aa888cb87b24107b22c18f14a0cfc46WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department won't prosecute a former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but in a scathing report released Wednesday faulted the city and its law enforcement for racial bias and unconstitutional practices.By ERIC TUCKERwGovernment and politicsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriCriminal investigationsViolent crimeHuman rights and civil libertiesCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGeneral newsEventsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6aa888cb87b24107b22c18f14a0cfc46Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:01:25 GMTAP Interview: Artist Vilks says Denmark attack changed allhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/567c0d7d2c9c43a5a7a3344a92c2cddfMALMO, Sweden (AP) — Lars Vilks was used to tight security even before, with round-the-clock police protection at his home in southern Sweden. But after the deadly Feb. 14 attack against a free-speech seminar in Copenhagen, he lives under security measures that seem almost absurd in peaceful Sweden, with heavily armed bodyguards moving him from one secret location to another.By KARL RITTERiGeneral newsVisual artsArts and entertainmentViolent crimeCrimeSwedenCopenhagenDenmarkWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/567c0d7d2c9c43a5a7a3344a92c2cddfWed, 04 Mar 2015 19:28:38 GMTWinter weather wrath? Pooches' paws feel the pain, toohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b75f936c7bc74a2aad69898f6049ff31LOS ANGELES (AP) — People aren't the only ones suffering from a seemingly endless winter of bone-rattling cold, record-busting snow and ice-slick sidewalks. Pooches' paws feel the pain, too.By SUE MANNINGaBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleSmall businessWeather forecastsPetsWeatherWinter weatherDogsFashionBeauty and fashionMammalsAnimalsWorcesterMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b75f936c7bc74a2aad69898f6049ff31Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:05:51 GMTTexan arrested with sword in cane, tried to visit jailed sonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f43d8ce3d70b46a6a004cb183867e483SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A San Antonio man trying to visit his jailed son also landed behind bars after being caught with a combination cane and 2-foot sword.aOdditiesArrestsLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeSan AntonioTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f43d8ce3d70b46a6a004cb183867e483Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:52:03 GMTGuards ferrying gold bars get robbed on N. Carolina roadsidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d5a276be0704a3c856aa8e3ab6c7746WILSON, N.C. (AP) — The crew of a truck carrying a load of gold bars had just pulled off a North Carolina highway when a seemingly ordinary episode of carsickness turned into a multimillion dollar heist.By JONATHAN DREWaGeneral newsCrimeTheftWilsonNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d5a276be0704a3c856aa8e3ab6c7746Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:00:51 GMTUS tamps down expectations for Iran nuke talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7730e56948b14cdfb3d35de200434f81MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. officials sought Wednesday to tamp down expectations of a substantial preliminary nuclear deal with Iran by the March deadline while working to move past the political dust kicked up by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's criticism of an emerging nuclear deal with Iran.By GEORGE JAHN and MATTHEW LEEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNuclear weaponsLegislaturePublic opinionInternational relationsWeapons of mass destructionSocial affairsIsraelIranUnited StatesSwitzerlandMiddle EastNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7730e56948b14cdfb3d35de200434f81Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:58:31 GMTSenator asks for federal investigation of Lumber Liquidatorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca0b454916a64308b075203c297c67f5NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Senator is requesting that three federal agencies investigate Lumber Liquidators following a "60 Minutes" report that said the company's laminate flooring made in China may not meet California's health and safety standards.fBusinessLegislatureGovernment and politicsMaterials industryIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca0b454916a64308b075203c297c67f5Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:26:12 GMTOfficial says China to boost military budget by 10 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97a02627f30b4b9eb3eb41223af8ad07BEIJING (AP) — China's official military budget will grow by about 10 percent in the coming year, a legislative spokeswoman said Wednesday, amid unease among Beijing's neighbors about its growing might and territorial ambitions.By CHRISTOPHER BODEENhtBusinessGeneral newsMilitary technologyGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsTechnologyEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyChinaShanghaiBeijingEast AsiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97a02627f30b4b9eb3eb41223af8ad07Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:42:58 GMTMormon church backs Utah LGBT anti-discrimination billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4cdafdaaff240ccaf670bc112103557SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers introduced a landmark anti-discrimination bill Wednesday that protects LGBT individuals while also carving out protections for the Boy Scouts of America and religious groups.By MICHELLE L. PRICEaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansChristianityWorkplace discriminationReligionState legislatureReligious issuesLegislationGovernment and politicsPolitical activismSocial affairsSocial issuesPersonnelBusinessLabor issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesLegislatureState governmentsGender issuesPolitical issuesUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4cdafdaaff240ccaf670bc112103557Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:42:37 GMTMLS minimum: Playing for $36,000 with millionaire teammateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6562291f0e83422aaec44ad2ec2d1a02TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Before he was in Major League Soccer, Zach Scott worked in accounting, as a coach and as a substitute teacher to pay the bills while he played in pro soccer's lower division.By TIM BOOTHaBusinessGeneral newsSportsAthlete compensationProfessional soccerMen's soccerSoccerWages and salariesSports businessSports transactionsMen's sportsPersonnelInternational soccerWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6562291f0e83422aaec44ad2ec2d1a02Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:55:40 GMTSheriff: Gold heist from armored truck suspicioushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db0079c1f09342d4a10493ad07be635eWILSON, N.C. (AP) — A search warrant suggests that investigators suspected a multimillion-dollar gold heist from an armored truck was an inside job, though a sheriff said Wednesday that the two guards are not currently considered suspects.By JONATHAN DREWaGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTheftCrimeWilsonNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db0079c1f09342d4a10493ad07be635eWed, 04 Mar 2015 19:12:22 GMTSnoop Dogg 'drips' it like it's hot at Etam Paris pool showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6329e613db54b748182372646130708PARIS (AP) — Snoop Dogg raised the pulse at Paris Fashion Week by performing a surprise concert at the bikini-themed Etam's Lingerie's pool show that went on into the early hours of Wednesday — and gave the celebrity-filled Victoria's Secret shows a run for their money.By THOMAS ADAMSONiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsLifestyleFashionBeauty and fashionParis Fashion WeekFashion showsEventsEntertainmentFashion designFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6329e613db54b748182372646130708Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:47:51 GMTMormon church backs Utah anti-discrimination billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a480bbb1c5414cc589d77b09978c2073SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church says it supports a landmark bill unveiled Wednesday by Utah lawmakers that protects LGBT people from discrimination while also carving out protections for the Boy Scouts of America and religious groups.By MICHELLE L. PRICEaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansChristianityReligionReligious issuesState legislatureSocial affairsSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsWorkplace discriminationPolitical activismPersonnelBusinessLabor issuesLegislationGender issuesPolitical issuesUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a480bbb1c5414cc589d77b09978c2073Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:18:35 GMTA-Rod singles in first at-bat following drug suspensionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ef340e06be54a67b5713e86baa79c63TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez lined a single into short left field Wednesday in his return to the New York Yankees after a 17-month absence.By RONALD BLUMsSportsMLB Spring TrainingDopingEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ef340e06be54a67b5713e86baa79c63Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:06:16 GMTWill Facebook make a car? Zuckerberg: Focus on the networkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b0751277f324c01b9f5b55d015f0871NEW YORK (AP) — No cars and solar power for Facebook, it seems.By TALI ARBELhtBusinessTechnologyGreen vehicle technologyGreen technologyEnvironmentEnvironment and naturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b0751277f324c01b9f5b55d015f0871Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:03:51 GMTLibya makes urgent appeal to UN to lift embargo on weaponshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd36cb092c334f1694dc49f79fe78449UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Libya made an urgent appeal Wednesday to the U.N. Security Council to either lift an arms embargo completely or allow exemptions so that its army can fight the rising threat of the Islamic State and other militant groups. Diplomats said Libya has made a sizeable request in the past few days for fighter jets and other supplies.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsDiplomacyInternational relationsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsTerrorismForeign policyGovernment policyArmed forcesMilitary and defenseLibyaMiddle EastMoroccoNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd36cb092c334f1694dc49f79fe78449Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:26:04 GMTFrance, Cameroon wouldn't take foreigner later shot by LAPDhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67c2bba50c424f0585b1a31eb41fc209LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless foreigner shot to death by police on Los Angeles' Skid Row was in the country illegally after serving time for a bank robbery but couldn't be deported because no country would take him, U.S. immigration authorities said Wednesday.By ELLIOT SPAGAT AND TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceImmigrationTheftLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryLos AngelesUnited StatesCameroonCaliforniaNorth AmericaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67c2bba50c424f0585b1a31eb41fc209Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:40:18 GMTMiami-Dade commission offering Beckham soccer stadium sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f191a17406844d519f93c46f016f7c75MIAMI (AP) — The Miami-Dade County Commission has agreed to offer soccer star David Beckham a site near Marlins Park for a Major League Soccer stadium.aGeneral newsMen's soccerProfessional soccerSoccerSportsMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f191a17406844d519f93c46f016f7c75Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:31:58 GMTReport: Killings continue in Colombia city at alarming ratehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4953f036cf04e0691c1b631b181a1a3BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Criminal gangs continue to operate freely in the port city of Buenaventura, carrying out murders and dismembering victims at an alarming rate one year after Colombia created a special task force to curb violence there, Human Rights Watch says in a new report released Wednesday.By JOSHUA GOODMANiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsViolent crimeIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4953f036cf04e0691c1b631b181a1a3Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:15:56 GMTAP INTERVIEW: Reid wants Congress to delay Iran legislationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed7a468ebb484d19b4076f72eb614fb6WASHINGTON (AP) — Key Senate Democrats led by Minority Leader Harry Reid announced their opposition Wednesday to fast action on a bill giving Congress final say on any nuclear deal with Iran.By ERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislationIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsDistrict of ColumbiaIranUnited StatesNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed7a468ebb484d19b4076f72eb614fb6Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:43:10 GMTCapitol Hill Buzz: Congress resolves to flee DC pre-snowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f95e21e0d6c54f25a56ad807be599bd1WASHINGTON (AP) — Nothing gets Congress moving like the forecast of snow.By LAURIE KELLMANwGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislationUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f95e21e0d6c54f25a56ad807be599bd1Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:05:59 GMTLatest on Boston bombing trial: Expert weighs in on casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60b8029c47df418ebbdd9aff53b07e243 P.M.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsSportsBombingsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsTrack and fieldCrimeLaw and orderEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60b8029c47df418ebbdd9aff53b07e24Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:00:02 GMTHouse passes Amtrak bill that could boost Northeast servicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71f7afccd39a4a1fbeceddeb7af1d91eWASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill that could boost Amtrak service in the popular Northeast Corridor while giving states more authority over the routes they help subsidize.By JOAN LOWYwBusinessGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyLegislationLegislaturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71f7afccd39a4a1fbeceddeb7af1d91eWed, 04 Mar 2015 20:08:46 GMTFact sheet: 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e18a6be63304ef8bed1140283b669bf2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe 2.0 RWD PerformanceBy The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsAutomobilesLifestyleCadillacMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e18a6be63304ef8bed1140283b669bfWed, 04 Mar 2015 18:58:42 GMT8-year-old boy killed while crawling through space in gatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2e29073ec2a44febba7fab5ac38a33fLAS VEGAS (AP) — An 8-year-old boy apparently crawling through a space in an automatic gate died after being struck by the metal arm that opens the entryway to the suburban Las Vegas housing community where he lived, authorities said.By SALLY HOaGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2e29073ec2a44febba7fab5ac38a33fWed, 04 Mar 2015 18:54:49 GMTBostonians, gluttons for punishment, want to set snow recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc01d77c3c2742e2a62523c9ad176b67BOSTON (AP) — Talk about gluttons for punishment: Bostonians buried beneath more than 8½ feet of snow suddenly are clamoring for a little more so they can boast of a new record.By WILLIAM J. KOLEaGeneral newsWinter weatherRecord setting eventsWeatherBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc01d77c3c2742e2a62523c9ad176b67Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:05:45 GMTLatest on Boston bombing trial: The smell of burned hairhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dde653f46da44c54af12c3a572c8ce552 P.M.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsSportsBombingsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsTrack and fieldCrimeLaw and orderEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dde653f46da44c54af12c3a572c8ce55Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:57:27 GMTRegional governor in Russia arrested on corruption chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/862bc0adc1de4559be271f463c245c1fMOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court has ordered the governor of the Russian Pacific Island of Sakhalin to be held in custody on charges of accepting a $5.6-million bribe.iGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestPolitical corruptionCrimeArrestsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsLaw and orderMoscowRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/862bc0adc1de4559be271f463c245c1fWed, 04 Mar 2015 20:01:11 GMTSmall plane crashes in botanical garden in Virginia; 3 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffd76c2f63f448c6b2fa934de1ee8060NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The owner of a small airplane that crashed early Wednesday into a botanical garden in Virginia, killing three people, says the flight originated in Key West, Florida.By BROCK VERGAKIS and BILL SIZEMOREaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationVirginiaNorfolkKey WestUnited StatesNorth AmericaFloridaPalatkahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffd76c2f63f448c6b2fa934de1ee8060Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:57:29 GMTDiCaprio partners with Netflix for series of documentarieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71002b5161f84fe9a04512220d85f6efNEW YORK (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio is partnering with Netflix for a series of documentaries he will produce for the streaming service.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentDocumentarieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71002b5161f84fe9a04512220d85f6efWed, 04 Mar 2015 19:05:08 GMTNYC public schools to close on 2 Muslim holidayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/987678a70ba447db91d1f7436a160da1NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest public school system will observe the two most important Muslim holidays starting next fall, a policy change hailed Wednesday by Islamic leaders in New York City.By KAREN MATTHEWSaGeneral newsIslamPrimary and secondary educationHolidaysMunicipal governmentsReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesEducationOccasionsLifestyleLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/987678a70ba447db91d1f7436a160da1Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:49:24 GMTTurks & Caicos adopting new time zone to get later sunsetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1725790203a4c0c9588f3e78ba94995PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos Islands (AP) — The Turks & Caicos Islands is switching to a new time zone, citing potential benefits to its tourism-dependent economy.tTravelLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1725790203a4c0c9588f3e78ba94995Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:49:23 GMTScott opens a season of change at Doralhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/816e3ea603784054b195b9244c2f5b80DORAL, Fla. (AP) — Adam Scott is playing for the first time this year at Doral, and everything feels new.By DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/816e3ea603784054b195b9244c2f5b80Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:07:58 GMTGlen Campbell children fighting wife's control of affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d42953181347466b98d318871ed6f928NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Glen Campbell's two oldest children are attempting to wrest control of his medical and financial decisions from his wife, Kim Campbell.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityChildren's entertainmentNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d42953181347466b98d318871ed6f928Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:42:25 GMTObama signs Homeland Security funding bill into lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5833aee10d3d48fabd08e2dac6623df9WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed a law funding the Homeland Security Department through the end of the budget year.wGovernment and politicsNational securityLegislationGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsMilitary and defenseLegislaturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5833aee10d3d48fabd08e2dac6623df9Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:45:26 GMTKerry pushes back on Israeli criticism of Iran nuke talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c00539ddb8d4d90a285c1506b525521MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. officials sought Wednesday to tamp down expectations of a substantial preliminary nuclear deal with Iran by the March deadline while working to move past the political dust kicked up by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's criticism of an emerging nuclear deal with Iran.By GEORGE JAHN and MATTHEW LEEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNuclear weaponsLegislaturePublic opinionInternational relationsWeapons of mass destructionSocial affairsIsraelIranUnited StatesSwitzerlandMiddle EastNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c00539ddb8d4d90a285c1506b525521Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:05:08 GMTDefense admits Tsarnaev carried out Boston Marathon bombinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/820fe860008c4f4ca2bcb8e003f0259cBOSTON (AP) — The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It's whether he deserves to die for it.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsSportsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsBombingsCrimeEventsLaw and orderBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/820fe860008c4f4ca2bcb8e003f0259cWed, 04 Mar 2015 19:54:24 GMTItaly rescues more than 1,000 migrants at sea; 10 perishhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95f0876f53bb465dbc6b757a4f31c20eROME (AP) — In dramatic sea rescues north of Libya, a flotilla of ships saved more than 1,000 migrants and refugees, while 10 migrants perished in the southern Mediterranean, Italian officials said Wednesday.By FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsItalyLibyaEuropeWestern EuropeNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95f0876f53bb465dbc6b757a4f31c20eWed, 04 Mar 2015 19:00:37 GMTUS stock indexes sink as market heads for a second losshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df8b21786d464939a61031317d1d37caNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks sank Wednesday, pulling indexes further below record highs. The drop was modest but broad: nine of the 10 sectors in the Standard & Poor's 500 index lost ground.By MATHEW CRAFTaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyEconomic outlookGovernment payCurrency marketsFinancial marketsCommodity marketsStock marketsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsLabor economyLeading economic indicatorsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df8b21786d464939a61031317d1d37caWed, 04 Mar 2015 19:08:46 GMTESPN returns to NHL after awarded 2016 World Cup TV rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f206b83341ed48b88ff9a15db3ac350fProfessional pucks will be back on ESPN.By JOHN WAWROWeArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentSports mediaHockeyProfessional hockey2016 World Cup of HockeyWorld Cup of HockeyMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessMen's hockeyMen's sportsEventsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f206b83341ed48b88ff9a15db3ac350fWed, 04 Mar 2015 19:28:34 GMT